144 McCollum Science Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
Head: Dr. David Saunders
Phone: (319) 273-2456
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. David Saunders
Phone: (319) 273-2456
Read the UNI Catalog description:
This P.S.M. degree prepares students for career opportunities in biotechnology-related businesses and industries. Emphasis is placed on combining molecular and genetic engineering skills with an understanding of business and the degree includes an internship experience. Admission is restricted to students with a GPA of 3.00 or higher and a B.A. or B.S. in Biotechnology, Biology, Biochemistry or a related discipline. Students must have taken an Introductory General Biology sequence, Genetics and one or more courses in Molecular Biology or equivalents to be considered.
Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should refer to their MyUNIverse Student Center To-Do list or contact the Department of Biology for any other application requirements. Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.
The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.
Only graduate courses (course numbers 5000 or above) will apply to a graduate degree, even if the undergraduate course number (4999 or less) is listed. No exceptions will be made.
This major is available on the non-thesis option only. A minimum of 30 semester hours is required. A minimum of 12 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required.
|BIOL 4153/5153 (840:153g)||Recombinant DNA Techniques||4|
|BIOL 6215||Advanced Molecular Cloning||3|
|BIOL 6240 (840:240)||Advanced Cellular and Molecular Biology||3|
|BIOL 6280 (840:280)||Advanced Analytical Techniques||2|
|Science and Science Education:||5-7|
|Professional Science Master's Seminar (1 hr.)|
|Professional Science Master's Internship (4-6 hrs.)|
|Business and Marketing:|
|Business fundamentals course (approved by advisor)||3|
|MKTG 3586/5586 (130:175g)||Entrepreneurial Strategy||3|
|Electives (must be 100g/5000-level or above):||5-7|
|Select from the following or other graduate level courses as approved by advisor:|
|Bioinformatics Applications for Biology|
|Genomics and Proteomics|
|Developmental Biology of Animals|
|Applied Statistical Methods for Research|
|Research (1-2 hrs.)|
|Chemistry and Biochemistry:|
|Total Hours 30|